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    Lucky escape


    1990 VAUXHALL ASTRA GTE CONVERTIBLE,
    H reg. 88000 miles, maroon, Motd 1 year, FSH, full electrics, immobiliser, alloys, good condition, good runner.


    Went to see this car tonight, picture looked okay and it was a reasonable price for a runaround for St3w4rt.

    Well, how wrong could i have been??!

    It was a squib. Roof was a shambles, filthy, patched & leaking. The wind noise was shocking. Drivers seat was badly worn. Engine management light on. Didn't even idle properly, it was like a wheezing grandpa with a 200 a day ciggie addiction, and it cut out twice at roundabouts.

    The guy told us on more than 2 occasions he was more than willing to negotiate on the price. Needless to say, we didn't buy it. He should be done under the trade descriptions act!!

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    looks no bad in the pic aswell!!

    was it local Mand? i have a feeling i've seen a car like that before round about falkirk!!
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    does look like a clean car in the pic - how much was he after (not that im interested in buying it!)
    Previous Astras: 1994 Cesaro 1.8 16v | 2002 SXi 1.6 16v | 2001 Coupé 2.0 Turbo | 1999 LS 1.6 16v
    Other Vauxhalls: 2001 Vectra 1.8 16v| 2003 Vectra GSi 3.2 V6 | 2005 Signum CDTi 150

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    I'll give him a £100 for it with all the problems you've pointed out mand
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    looks well mint in the pic as well

    get him a minted nova pal
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    The car was in Livingston.

    He wanted £850 for it!! lmao. Wouldn't have given him a tenner for it. It did look nice in the picture, also had a FSH which made me think it would have been looked after.

    Craig, we have been on the Nova hunt but there are none out there.

    The search continues.....

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